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The Camel Race

In this documentary film, commissioned by Al-Jazeera, young camel owner Hamad quits his job for the love of his life: his camel Khudriah who just begins her first racing season. In 2005, a human rights outcry banned the use of child jockeys, and so Qatar's camel races now feature robot jockeys in a reinvented twist of tradition. "The Camel Race" is an insider verité-style look into the tucked-away camel culture of Qatar, revealing a world of modern bedouins in the middle east, camel racing, and the deep roots of Qatar's heritage.

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Officially Commissioned by Al-Jazeera Documentary

Feature Documentary Film by Izaca Productions LLC and Pierre Kattar LLC
Isabelle Carbonell
Pierre Kattar

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Las Palomas, Me Encantan

"Las Palomas, Me Encantan" follows Orlando (Tito) into his passion with the sport of pigeons, at home in Alamar, Micro X, Cuba.

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The Camel Race

Young camel owner quits his job for the love of his life.

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A community survives off a trash dump in Dominican Republic, calling themselves the trash divers.

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Qatar's oldest city, Zubarah, fell to ruins only 150 years ago and is now being excavated.

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Promotional film for the 2010 Beirut International Tango Festival.